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By Valerie Bertinelli

Greater than a hundred recipes for the Italian dishes of the much-beloved celeb's formative years, awarded with information and tricks for taking part in them with out overindulging.

As a member of a big, food-loving Italian kin, Valerie Bertinelli has consistently equated nutrition with stable instances and togetherness. yet at one element her love of foodstuff threatened not just her overall healthiness, yet her livelihood as an actress, while own demons drove her to overeat and make negative meals offerings that prompted her weight to balloon through 50 kilos. Now fortunately svelte, remarried, and using a brand new occupation excessive, Valerie has made peace with meals, giving it a critical but thought of position in her domestic and family members celebrations.

One Dish at a Time offers an intimate inspect the cherished actress's kitchen, the place she prepares a set of valuable recipes from her Italian history. alongside the way in which, she stocks her insights into the component keep watch over and aware indulgence she has come to perform on her trip to having fun with the pleasures of the desk again.

Filled with wonderful images together with the actress in her kitchen, foodstuff details accompanying each one recipe, and Valerie's assistance for keeping a fit way of life, One Dish at a Time is designed to thrill child boomer fanatics and residential chefs alike.

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As a way to promote vodka—a white liquor unpopular in the United States in the early twentieth century—and a restaurateur who had an overstock of ginger beer, this beast of a cocktail put Smirnoff vodka on the cocktail map. 2 ounces vodka 1 ounce lime juice 4 ounces ginger beer, chilled Lime wheel Combine vodka and lime juice, preferably in a copper mug. Add ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a lime wheel. Do try to find spicier, sweeter ginger beer, but if you can’t, use ginger ale instead.

Some people say there’s a woman to blame—and most probably, it was Margarita Sames. In 1948, this Acapulco-dwelling socialite shook up a cocktail that rocked the world. 11/2 ounces tequila 3/4 ounce Cointreau 1 ounce fresh lemon or lime juice Coarse (kosher) salt Lime wedge Flash-blend the first three ingredients with ice (about four large cubes for one drink), pour into a chilled cocktail glass with a salted rim, and garnish with a lime wedge. Flash-blending is the coolest. A couple of twirls of the blade, and the ice is cracked and the drink slightly frothed.

Pour into a stemmed glass and top with soda, stirring gently. Do try to garnish the drink with a fresh flower, as they do in the South. ”—W. C. Fields M A R G A R I TA Margarita Thanks to Jimmy Buffet’s “Margaritaville,” released in 1977, this frozen concoction came to epitomize barefoot island attitude. Some people say there’s a woman to blame—and most probably, it was Margarita Sames. In 1948, this Acapulco-dwelling socialite shook up a cocktail that rocked the world. 11/2 ounces tequila 3/4 ounce Cointreau 1 ounce fresh lemon or lime juice Coarse (kosher) salt Lime wedge Flash-blend the first three ingredients with ice (about four large cubes for one drink), pour into a chilled cocktail glass with a salted rim, and garnish with a lime wedge.

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